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Lash extensions can seem like a daunting and mysterious process, and it’s no wonder that there are many misconceptions about what they entail. In this blog post, I’ll be exploring some of the most common questions, comments, and concerns surrounding lash extensions, and offering some insight into what goes on behind the scenes.

Myth 1: Lash Extensions Damage Your Real Lashes

Will Lash Extensions Damage your natural lashes?

Lash extensions are becoming a popular beauty treatment. However, there is still a lot of misinformation out there about them. One common misconception is that lash extensions will damage your natural lashes.

However, this is only true if they are applied by an inexperienced or unsanitary technician. Lash extensions are actually very safe and can be a great way to enhance your natural beauty.

When applied correctly, they will not damage your lashes and can even help to protect them from damage. So if you’re thinking about getting lash extensions, make sure to find a reputable technician who will give you the beautiful, full lashes you’ve always wanted.

Myth 2: Lash Extensions are applied all at once

How do Lash Extensions work?

Applying lash extensions is an art form. Lash artists are able to take a person’s natural lashes and transform them into something beautiful. However, there is a common misconception that lash artists simply apply the extensions all at once.

In reality, each extension is applied one by one, isolating each natural lash. This process is important because it helps to prevent damage.

Lash artists who don’t properly isolate the lashes can cause stickies (when two or more lashes touch and get stuck together). Lashes are applied one to one, meaning each extension should be isolated on its own natural lash.

Damage can occur from artists who don’t properly isolate, leading to stickies (when two lashes touch and get stuck or intentionally/unintentionally glued together) this becomes uncomfortable during the growth cycle because each natural lash grows at a different rate. Therefore when the lashes grow the stickies can cause an uncomfortable pulling.

As a result, it’s important to find a Lash artist who takes the time to properly isolate the lashes. With proper isolation, you can achieve the perfect Lash look without damaging your natural lashes.

Myth 3: Lash Extensions are Permanent

Are Lash Extensions Permanent?

Lash extensions are not permanent – your lashes grow in cycles like the hair on your head, and need to be refilled every 2-3 weeks as old lashes shed. However, Lash extensions can last a long time if they are properly cared for.

Here are some tips for prolonging the life of your lash extensions:

– Avoid using oil-based products around your eyes, as this can break down the adhesive that holds the lash extensions in place.

– Be gentle when removing makeup, and avoid rubbing or pulling at your lash extensions.

– Gently brush your lash extensions with a clean mascara wand to keep them from getting tangled or matted.

Following these simple tips, you can enjoy your Lash extensions for weeks to come! Stay tuned to the blog to find out more about a permanent solution to lashes on the market!

Myth 4: Lash Extensions Hurt

Do Lash Extensions Hurt?

One of the biggest misconceptions about lash extensions is that they are painful or uncomfortable to get. In reality, modern techniques have made the process quick and virtually pain-free.

The lashes themselves are applied in a way that minimizes any discomfort, and most people barely notice it happening at all.The process of getting lash extensions should not hurt – if you feel pain, tell your artist immediately as this is not normal.

In reality, carefully applied extensions and proper aftercare can actually help to protect your natural lashes, making them healthier and more vibrant than ever before.

So if you’re thinking about getting lash extensions, don’t be deterred by the common misconceptions – with the right provider and technique, they can be a great way to enhance your natural beauty.

The most important thing to remember when getting Lash extensions is to research the Lash artist and location to make sure you’re getting the best service at the highest available quality possible.

Myth 5: Lash Extensions Make Your Lashes Fall Out

People may think that lash extensions make their natural lashes fall out due to a couple common misconceptions and experiences:

  1. Natural Lash Cycle: Lashes naturally go through a growth cycle where they shed and regrow over time. Since lash extensions are attached to individual natural lashes, it’s normal for some natural lashes to shed during this cycle. However, if individuals are not aware of this natural process, they may attribute the shedding to the lash extensions themselves. The lash extensions will also make the shedding process more noticeable than usual which can be a bit alarming if someone does not understand that lashes do shed naturally. A natural lash being attached to the lash extension when it does shed is actually a sign that you’re having good lash extension retention.
  2. Confirmation Bias: Once individuals notice their lashes falling out after getting extensions, they may associate the two events even if there is no direct causal relationship. This confirmation bias can reinforce the belief that lash extensions cause lash loss, this then spreads the misinterpretation and has led to the common misconception that lash extensions create lash loss.

While there are risks associated with lash extensions, such as damage to natural lashes if not applied or maintained properly, it’s essential to recognize that when done correctly by a trained professional, lash extensions can be safe and relatively harmless. It’s crucial for individuals to educate themselves about proper application, maintenance, and potential risks before getting lash extensions to ensure a positive experience and minimize the likelihood of lash loss. Here at Siroky Lash Studio we are committed to delivering this exact experience for you. So if you’re looking for Lash Extensions in the high-quality, come see us in San Marco, Jacksonville, FL!

“Nay nay I say” – Bailey Sarian

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Hi, Sierra

A decade of experience in the beauty industry, owner of Siroki Lash Studio, & Siroki Studio Suites, Blogger, Amazon Addict, Interior design lover,  a little OCD, and obsessed with all things neutral. 


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